|SPOROCARPS: an aethalium, ususall several to small groups in a single fruiting, Scattered to crowded, sub globose to depressed-spherical or irregular from pressure. Pinkish gray or yellowish brown to deep olivaceous or nearly black, 3 to 10 mm broad.|
CORTEX: warted or roughened rather thin and fragile.
PSEUDOCAPILLITIUM: composed of long, branching folds and anastomosing flattened tubules marked with conspicuous transverse folds and wrinkles.
NOTES: Common and often noticed due to its large size and bright colour when immature.
|SPORES: At first pink or gray in mass, changing to pale ochraceous or pallid. reticulate, 6-8µm in diameter. |
PLASMODIUM: Pink to coral red or orange to cream.
COMMON NAME: Wolf's milk or toothpaste slime
|HABITAT: Decaying wood and less common bark.|
DISTRIBUTION: Cosmopolitan, known from Auckland, Northland, Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Wanganui, Hawkes Bay, Nelson, Nelson, Westland, Fiordland, Mid Canterbury, Southland and Dunedin.